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  Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Technological determinism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Technological determinism is a term that encompasses a wide range of ideas in practice, from technology-push or the technological imperative to a strict sense that human destiny is driven by an underlying logic associated with scientific laws and their manifestation in technology.
Most interpretations of technological determinism share two general ideas: that the development of technology itself follows a path largely beyond cultural or political influence, and that technology in turn has "effects" on societies that are inherent, rather than socially conditioned.
Technological determinism stands in opposition to the theory of the social construction of technology, which holds that both the path of innovation and the consequences of technology for humans are strongly if not entirely shaped by society itself, through the influence of culture, politics, economic arrangements, and the like.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Technological_determinism   (152 words)

 Bangalore - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the 1940s industrial visionaries such as Sir Mirza Ismail and Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya played an important role in the development of Bangalore's strong manufacturing and industrial base.
In June 1972 the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) was established under the Department of Space and headquartered in the city.
He was also closely associated with the establishment of the Indian Institute of Science in 1909, University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering in 1917 - popularly known as UVCE.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bangalore   (5203 words)

 Learn more about List of museums in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The list of museums is a link page for any museum anywhere.
Museum of Jurassic Technology - Culver City, California
Museum of Science and Industry - Chicago, Illinois
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